Racing can be quiet in the summer due to holidays and small heatwaves but we had a few members taking part in races locally and afar earning some pbs along the way. 


Well done to Aoife Mullane, Brian Matthews and Colm McAllen who took part in the Longford half and full marathon in early August finishing in great times despite the humid conditions.
 
Big congrats to Noel Gorman who earned a Pb in the Claregalway 10k hosted by Clare river harriers recently. Rena Deely, Piotr Prokop, Frank Byrne and Helena Gorman also took part in the race and finished in great times. 

A large number of our members took part in the streets of Galway 8k hosted by Galway city harriers. Well done to all who took part especially to Noel Gorman, Brian Matthews and Stephen Carty who earned a Pb in the 8k distance. 
 
In early July a few of our members travelled to take part in the Roscommon 10 mile. Well done to Rena Deely, Kieran O Leary, John Fitzpatrick, Niamh Ni Flavin, Colm McAllen and Marie Rooney who completed the course leaving with some very nice technical tshirts.
 
Well done to Dave Callanan who completed his first half marathon in Kilkee mid July and to Brian Matthews who completed the half marathon in Clontarf recently and Dingle half marathon at the weekend adding more bling to his medal hooks! 

Running Roundup!
Well done to Helena Gorman who completed the VHI ladies mini marathon in Dublin on the June bank holiday in very hot conditions raising funds for the charity Feileacain-well done Helena!

Well done to Colm McAllen, Brian Matthews and John Fitzpatrick who took part in the Portumna forest marathon and half marathon-it was a humid day with a great effort put in by all. Brian who is having a great running year achieved a pb on the day in the marathon.

Killeeneen held their end of school 5k run mid June. Noel Gorman, Declan o Leary, Deirdre devane (and Dylan), Colm McAllen, John Fitzpatrick, Breda Fitzpatrick, Brian Matthews, Gerry Tracey, Valerie Slattery, Declan Craven and David Evans all took part with great times posted. Well done to Damien o Boyle and Luke Evans taking podium places in first and third place. Brian Matthews continues his pb streak with achieving a sub 20 in the race. Declan o Leary also earned a pb in the 5k distance. Breda and John Fitzpatrick were first parents home- well done to all!

Bullaun held their 8k race mid June. Representing Craughwell were Rena Deely, Kieran O Leary, Niamh Flavin and Stephen Carty. Niamh Flavin continues her streak of podium places with third female overall in a very competitive field. Well done Niamh!

Shannon airport recently hosted their 5k night run of the runway- Helena Gorman and Slyvie Mossay - O Donovan took part in the unique event along with 1300 other participants- well done ladies!

Fit 4 Life is back!

We look forward to welcoming old and new members.

Starting at the senior track Monday Sept 10th. It will be held on a Monday and Thursday evenings at 7:30 on a floodlit track. Walkers Welcome! See the link below to register or you can register on the night. Forty Euro for the term.

0-5k in 8 weeks- you can do it!

 

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Well done to Brian Matthews and Declan O Leary who completed the limerick marathon which was held over the May bank holiday weekend.  Margaret Murphy, Rena Deely and Colm Niland also completed the half marathon, it was hot on the day so well done to all!


The Galway 5k series is over for another year- well done to all who participated. Congratulations to Stephen Carty, Dave Callanan and Brian Matthews who recorded pbs during the series. Well done to the organisers for another enjoyable event. 


Finishing off the Month of May was the half marathon and 10k in lough Cutra. Aoife Mullane, Deirdre Devane, Kevin Mooney, Rena Deely, Noel Gorman, Stephen Carty and Colm Mc Allen all took part in the event on the lovely grounds of Lough Cutra. Well done to Kevin Mooney who was first home in the half marathon on the day.


On the June bank holiday Colm McAllen, Claire Callanan, John Ward, Brian Matthews and Kevin Mooney completed the Kinvara rock and road half marathon /10k. Well done to John Ward and Brian Matthews earning a pb in the half marathon distance dipping under the 1:40 mark and to Kevin Mooney who was third overall in the half Marathon in a very competitive field.

Great running everyone!

Sunday the 21st. .